[Tdwg-guid] "Publication Bank", LSIDs and the BHL

Sally Hinchcliffe S.Hinchcliffe at kew.org
Thu May 18 17:20:25 CEST 2006

Lots to discuss here ... It's an interesting start but I can see lots 
of issues to thrash out, particularly how things like KR (wearing my 
Kew Bibliographic Databases hat on) could link to the scheme... 

Neil - are you coming to the GUIDS meeting in Edinburgh? 

> After my post yesterday, Neil Thomson forwarded me this paper he has 
> prepared for the Biodiversity Heritage Library on their need for 
> GUIDs. His document ends by explaining how BHL identifiers could end 
> up looking "a bit like an LSID". Obviously I would recommend that 
> they should actually just be LSIDs, but Neil is interested in any 
> feedback on this paper and it clearly relates very much to all that 
> we discussed under the general heading of "Publication Bank".
> Thanks,
> Donald
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